Monthly Archives: February 2018

Beyond Prejudice

I’ve been asking myself where exactly does prejudice come from. Inherited insecurities? Superiority complex? Prejudicial teaching?         In 1954 Gordon Allport linked prejudice to categorical thinking claiming prejudice was a natural and normal process for humans. According to him, “The human mind must think with the aid of categories…once formed categories become the basis for prejudgement. We can’t possibly avoid the process. … Continue reading Beyond Prejudice »

A Sober Thought on Mental Health

  Are you familiar with the sound of silence? The pain associated with mental anguish in all its forms often feels unspeakable.  I’ve come to think of mental health and mental illness as two ends of a continuum on which we all find ourselves.  Our place on the continuum may shift throughout the course of our lives, and hopefully, we can become better at nurturing … Continue reading A Sober Thought on Mental Health »